Monday, July 15, 2019

SPG Annual Choice Benefit? What Benefit?

Yesterday was the deadline for selecting your SPG Annual Choice Benefit. You shouldn't worry if you forgot to do so because there were no good choices and the default choice is 5 Suite Night...

Happy Festivus! Airing of Points Grievances 2018

Happy Festivus! It’s been a great year for TPOL, but let me tell you all the ways that airlines, hotel chains, credit card companies, bloggers, and commentators have disappointed me over the last year. I’m just...

Hyatt Points + Cash: Dead to Me

Where were you when you read the terrible news that Hyatt is destroying its points and cash redemptions? I was not near a computer, so I could not weigh in on what is the...

Boarding Pass Scam Resolved! Thanks Amex

I wrote a few posts regarding my exit from Tel Aviv. Among them is Wizz Air Terminal 1 Tel Aviv: Scammed at The Bus Station where I described the peril of not having a boarding pass...

Why Can’t Chase Alerts Specify the Account!

Yesterday was Amex (see Amex Website Goes from Bad to Worse), today it's Chase. Here's a screenshot for my latest gripe.  While this was good news, I had no idea what dispute Chase was talking...

Amex Website Goes from Bad to Worse

Why do banks keep changing their sites for the worse? Chase's site is donwright terrible (see New Chase for Business Website: Disaster!). Earlier, Amex went through its own change, whereby a new page would open...

Had It With Ink! Using Amex Blue Business Plus Instead

I have already written about my issues with Chase Ink (see Why Do Pending Transactions Only Disappear from Chase Ink? and see Why Do Chase Ink Points Take Longer to Post?). I'm finally back from my...

Iberia’s ‘Free WiFi’: Pushing Bandwidth Crack to Internet Addicts

Welcome aboard Iberia. The flight time is eight hours and thirty minutes from San Juan to Madrid. To pass the time you can watch movies, you can eat, and you can drink some great red wine (see Iberia SJU-MAD Business Class Flight Review).

Why Do Chase Ink Points Take Longer to Post?

Last week I asked why pending transactions only disappear from Ink? That question has baffled me for years, much like how do we know if anyone will ever pick up when we are on...

Air China, Say What? “Your Flight is to Busan, We’ll Only Take You to...

Air China, say what! Air China, say what? Today I asked the gate agent that very question when I inquired as to what the hell he was talking about. Mind you, I'm in Puerto...
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